Scientists and managers identified this five canyon area as the 2nd highest geographic priority. The map displays bathymetry collected during the first ACUMEN cruise. Hassler will complete the area in June with high resolution coverage of the canyon heads.

Scientists and managers identified this five-canyon area as the second highest geographic priority. The map displays bathymetry collected during the first ACUMEN cruise. NOAA Ship Hassler will complete mapping of the area in June with high-resolution coverage of the canyon heads. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program.

 

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